Monday, November 17, 2008

34th Street Black Friday News

Below is Black Friday hours and sale information for 34th Street.* Stores are listed alphabetically, and information is from the stores on 34th Street ONLY. Sale information will be updated as it becomes available. Many stores do not reveal their Black Friday discounts in advance, but most will have extra discounts in the morning if not all day. As experienced Black Friday shoppers know, check your Thanksgiving Day paper for specific sale items.

Black Friday information will be available at a link on the top of the blog until the end of the biggest shopping day of the year. Note the sales in bold, which are my favorite, best, or most intriguing deals. Let the Black Friday madness begin:


Aeropostale, Manhattan Mall level 2**
5am - 10pm. Rumor is 50% off the entire store all day. Expect a line.
Update: sale TBD. I prefer the above, and who knows? I'll speculate and predict impressive doorbusters.***

Aerosoles, 36 W. 34th between 5th & 6th
7am - 9pm. Special discounts TBD.

Afaze, Manhattan Mall level 1**
8am - 10pm.

Aldo Shoes, 15 W. 34th between 5th & 6th
8am - 10pm.
Update: Sales have already begun and will continue through Thanksgiving.

American Eagle Outfitters, 40 W. 34th between 5th & 6th
12am - midnight, doorbusters TBD.
Update:
20% off all items plus raffle tickets w/scratch-off discounts.

Ann Taylor Loft, 35 W. 34th between 5th & 6th
6am - 10pm. "Maybe there will be a special sale!"
Update: 20% off all items.

AT&T Wireless, 209 W. 34th between 7th & 8th
9am - 9pm. Sales TBD.

B&H, 440 9th Avenue between 33rd & 34th
9am - 1pm.

Bakers Shoes, 358 5th Avenue, entrance on 34th
5 or 6am opening, doorbusters*** will be 15% (maybe more) off till 11am, which can be used with a discount card or coupon.
Update: 8am - 10pm, sales TBA 11/21.
Update #2: (rumored) 15% off 6am - 11am. Double rumor=truth, yes?!

Banana Republic, 17 W. 34th between 5th & 6th
10am - 9m. Sales TBD.
Update: 40% off selected items through Sunday.

Bebe, 1 W. 34th @ 5th Ave
7am - 9pm. Sales TBD.
Update: 30% off full-price merchandise, 7am - 11am.

The Body Shop, Manhattan Mall level 1**
open 8am, sales TBD.
Update: 9am - 10pm. Buy 2 bath products get 1 free, BOGO 1/2 off perfume, and more TBD.

Borders, 2 Penn Plaza, 7th Ave between 31st & 33rd
8am - 10pm. Sales TBD.
Update: With Borders Rewards Care 50% off best-selling books, some DVDs will be $9.99.

Charlotte Russe, Manhattan Mall level 1**
5am - 11pm, 25% off entire store.
Update: hours TBD, however, Manhattan Mall opens at 5am, so I'd bet on the early hours.
Jeans BOGO $15, shoes BOGO $10, & bags BOGO 1/2 off.

The Compleat Strategist, 11 E. 33rd between Madison & 5th
10:30am - 6pm. No sales but the destination store for your role-players & gamers.

Daffy's, 1311 Broadway @ 34th Street
7am -10pm. You know, the usual great designer gear discounted.
Update: 8am - 10pm. Sales TBD.

Dr. Jay's, 33 W. 34th between 5th & 6th
7am - 9pm. Sales TBA.
Update: 5am - 11pm.

Express, 7 W. 34th between 5th & 6th
5am - 11pm. Sales TBD.
Update: Doorbuster! Free gift with purchase before 11am.

Famous Footwear, 1 Penn Plaza, 250 W. 34th between 7th & 8th
7am - 10pm. BOGO 1/2 off + maybe other discounts.
Update: Sales TBD. Hmm, I'm thinking doorbusting BOGO's.

Fantasma Magic, 421 7th Avenue, 2nd floor, btwn 33rd & 34th Streets
11am - 8pm.

Foot Locker, 120 W. 34th between Broadway & 7th
6am - 10pm. Sales TBD.
Update: coupons in store plus more TBD.

Foot Locker, 45 W. 34th between 5th & 6th Avenues
9am - 9pm. Sales TBD.
Update: Storewide 25% off

Foot Locker, Manhattan Mall level level 1**
5am - 9pm. Doorbusters*** till 11am on selected styles.

Footaction, 430 7th Ave @ 34th Street
5am - 11pm. Sales TBA.
Update: 6am - 11pm. No sales.

Forever 21, 50 W. 34th between 5th & 6th
6am - 11pm. The usual low prices.

Fossil, 38 W. 34th between 5th & 6th
Hours and sales TBD.

Game Stop, 1282 Broadway between 33rd & 34th
Hours and specials TBA. Expect a line, there will be doorbusters.***
Update: 8:30am - 9pm.

Game Stop, Manhattan Mall**, level 2
6am - 9pm. Sales all day. Bring in used games for credit off purchases + promos.

Gap, 60 W. 34th @ 6th Avenue
9am - 9pm.
Update: 7am - 10pm. Doorbusters*** till 9am.

Garrett Popcorn, 242 W. 34th between 7th & 8th Avenues
10am - 10pm. Get "The Mix" for guests.

Gerry Cosby Sporting Goods, 11 Penn Plaza on 31st just east of 7th Avenue
9:30a - 6pm (open till 9pm if there's a Rangers game).

H&M Herald Square, 47 W. 34th @ 6th Avenue
6am - 11pm. % off (TBD) before 10am.
Update: Doorbuster till 10am, spend $50 or more and get 20% off.

H&M, 435 7th @ 34th Street
6am - 10pm. Probably the same as above, but also TBD.
Update: The store will be open from Friday 6am - Saturday 11pm.
BOGO free for any sale items purchased.

Jack's 99Cent Store, 110 W. 32nd between 6th & 7th
7:30am - 7:45pm. Everything's discounted every day at Jack's.
Update: Sales TBD.
Update #2: Usual low prices.

Journey's, 1293 Broadway @ 34th Street
5am - midnight. Sales TBD.

KB Toys, Manhattan Mall level 1**
5am - 9pm. Sales TBA, there will be doorbusters***, expect a line.
Update: Doorbusters till 10am.

Update #2: Buy two games, get one free.

Kay Jewelers, 136 W. 34th between Broadway & 7th Avenue
8am - 9pm. Sales TBA.
Update: Preferred customers receive 10% off the weekend before Thanksgiving.

Kira Plastinina, 22 W. 34th between 5th & 6th Avenues
Hours and sales TBD.

Kmart, 250 W. 34th between 7th & 8th
7am - midnight. Some sale info here, but keep an eye on that paper.

Lane Bryant, 7 W. 34th between 5th & 6th Avenues
Hours and sales TBA, but rumor has it there may be a BOGO free.
Update: 7am - 9pm. Sales TBD.

Le Chateau, 34 W. 34th between 5th & 6th Avenues
9am - 10pm, sales TBD.

Lush Herald Center, 1293 Broadway @ 34th Street
8am - 11pm. Sale is "really, really good but you have to come and find out!"
Update: There is a great sale going on right now at Lush: spend $50 (and 1 wrapped gift) and get $20 in wrapped gifts. This keeps multiplying, so if you spend $100 you'll get $40 in gifts.

Macy's Herald Square, 151 W. 34th between Broadway & 7th Avenue
No official hours and sales, but last year Macy's opened the doors early, between 4:30am & 4:45am. Expect a line.

Men's Warehouse, 10 W. 34th in the Empire State building
9am - 9pm. There will be a storewide sale.
Update: Sweaters 50% off. And BOGO free designer suits now through Black Friday.

Meridian Ladies Clothing, 977 6th between 35th & 36th
9am - 7pm. There will be "something very special" on sale.
Update: 20% off regular priced items.

Modell's Sporting Goods Herald Center, 1293 Broadway @ 34th Street
9am - 9pm, sale TBD.
Update: 5am - 11pm. Discounts: 33% off team apparel, 50% off MLB, 50% off Timberland Boots, 50% off Champion Jackets.

My Suit Made to Measure, 1270 Broadway @ 33rd Street
store opens 10am. There may be a special on ties and shirts.

Old Navy, 150 W. 34th between Broadway & 7th
5am - 1am Saturday. Expect a line in the morning, sales TBD.

Payless, 110 W. 34th between Broadway & 7th
7am - 9pm. BOGO 1/2 off.

Payless, 484 8th Avenue @ 34th Street
8am - 8pm, sales TBA.

Perfumania, 20 W. 34th between 5th & 6th
7am - 10pm, BOGO $9.99.

Radio Shack, Manhattan Mall level 2**
6am - 10pm, look for door busters in the paper on Thanksgiving Day.

Rock & Soul Electronics, 462 7th Ave. between 35th & 36th Streets
9:30am - 7pm. No sales, but the go-to store for the DJ in your life.

Sephora, 130 W. 34th between Broadway & 7th Avenue
7am - 9pm, sales TBD.
Update: hours TBD.

Shoe Mania, 11 W. 34th between 5th & 6th Avenues
10am - 9pm, BOGO 1/2 off.
Update: 8am - 11am BOGO 1/2 off.

Skechers, 140 W. 34th between Broadway & 7th Avenue
6am - 11pm, BOGO 1/2 off.

Steve & Barry's, Manhattan Mall level 2**
8am - 9pm.
Update: Hours TBD.
Updated update: All stores are closing, liquidation sales in progress.

Steve Madden Shoes, 41 W. 34th @ 6th Avenue
hours and sales TBD, there will be scratch-off tickets.
Update: 6:30am - midnight.
Update #2: Scratch cards in store plus discounts.

Strawberry, Manhattan Mall level 1**
5am - 9pm, sales TBD.

Strawberry, 14 W. 34th between 5th & 6th Avenues
8am - 8pm, 20% off entire stock 8am - 11am.
Update: 20% off available only with flyer that can be picked up at the store Monday, 11/24 - Thursday, 11/27.

Sunglass Hut, 1313 Broadway @ 34th Street
8am - 10pm, sales TBD.
Update: TBD all day sales, but will include Ralph Lauren and Vogue.

Tourneau, 200 W. 34th @ 7th Avenue
9am - 7pm. Sales TBD.

Victoria's Secret Herald Square, 6th Ave @ 34th Street
6am - 11pm, sales TBD.
Update: TBD, but there will be a free bag with $60 or $70 purchase.

Wet Seal, Manhattan Mall level 2**
5am - 10pm, sales TBA.
Update: % off store-wide, TBD.

Zara, 39 W. 34th by 6th Avenue
7am - 10pm.
Update: Outerwear and sweaters on sale now through Black Friday.

*(updated to add) Please note that the above information is from stores on 34th Street and their staff, not the corporate office. Thus some sale information may vary. But we will continue to try and confirm all special Black Friday discounts. Be sure to check back for updated information on your favorite stores.

**Manhattan Mall is located at 6th Avenue & 33rd Street.

***doorbusters = early bird specials.